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FFA Chapter Challenge Grant

Sponsored by Bloom, your National Fundraising Partner

Rules & Procedures

Agricultural Teachers / FFA Chapters may apply for a grant up to $1,000.

Application Limit: One proposal per FFA Chapter. 

Applications will be accepted for projects to enhance learning and/or development of leadership for FFA chapter members.  

Proposals may be approved for partial funding when the application’s budget includes a figure for the minimum grant required to conduct the project on a smaller scale. 

Bloom grant promotions are to be shared on social media platforms associated with the applying FFA chapter tagging the Bloom FFA Chapter Challenge and utilizing the hashtag. #BloomforFFA

A panel of independent judges made up of former and current educators, agricultural supporters and businesses will review the applications and select the grant recipients.


(Due to CORVID-19, participation is extended thru 5/1/21 start, and Invoice settlement of 5/31/21)

Eligible applicants include FFA Chapters that have participated in the Bloom FFA Chapter Challenge Fundraiser 20/21 School Year.  

The applying FFA Chapter’s invoice must be paid in full and account in good standing.

The Chapter must have placed a total order of at least 200 Bloom FFA Travel & Savings Cards and had no returns or refunds.

Selection Criteria

Each proposal will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Projects must directly benefit agricultural students.

  • Projects must provide ongoing benefits for the FFA chapter and/or individual members.

  • Projects should directly involve as many students as possible.

  • Grants under this program must supplement, not replace state and local funding.

  • Project goals and learning objects must be clearly defined.

Applications must clearly state how the grant proceeds will be used, and verification of those uses must be provided to Bloom upon request prior to May 1st of the grant year.

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